Feature Story Kyoto

Monkeying around in Arashiyama

In Kyoto, a favorite tourist attraction is Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama where over 120 macaque monkeys native to Mount Arashiyama roam freely among humans. Although the monkeys are considered wild, they are comfortable in the presence of humans and are excited to visit with others. The entrance fee to the monkey park is 600 JPY […]

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2019 Daily Blog Posts Kyoto

History and therapy overload second full day in Kyoto

Monday in Kyoto brought us a variety of excursions ranging from a castle to monkeys and cat cafes. Whew. That was a slightly hectic introduction so, allow me to elaborate. Nijo Castle In the morning, the SJMC Japan crew headed out onto the streets of Kyoto for a scenic walk to Nijo Castle. To keep […]

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